Tag Archives: Finding Healing

The Point of Honesty

“When I learned to love myself, to accept all the broken parts, the ghosts of my past could no longer bind me; could no longer hold me in so much stagnant water. I was at last free.” -Basil Fish It … Continue reading

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Nostalgia Gripped Heart in a Sea of Green

I walked passed that field nearly every day. It was a wild patch of land surrounded by growing housing developments, apartment complexes, and an ugly mint green retirement home. I often wondered what kind of magic inhabited the land to … Continue reading

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Running With Fire

I’ve found spiritual octaves in the tones of my voice. Love and forgiveness, Have a way of harmonizing with kindness Better than the bumps and bruises Healing in my throat. I’ve sheathed blades flashed in my anger. Put away the arrows … Continue reading

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To Pray For Those I’d Rather Not

“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.” -Jesus Christ, Luke 6:27-28 These are hard words. But… Several weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Holy Year of Mercy

On Friday, April 10, while celebrating a penitential service in Saint Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis announced an extraordinary Holy Year of Mercy, saying he wants to make it evident that the Church’s mission is to be a witness of compassion. … Continue reading

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Breaking Through to Healing

It was the first time I had seen her post in a long time. She shared her wedding photo, and I was so excited for her. Finally after many years she had tied the knot with someone she deeply loved. … Continue reading

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Shattering Cycles

Love, From the onset I was told that I had to love them. They were family. Their love was unconditional On the condition that I looked like them. But I was an odd duck in skin that didn’t fit right. … Continue reading

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Take This Cup

She is not anchored here. She’s still drifting on restless waves. Still casting nets into empty seas. She washes in the river, Knows that people like her can never be holy, People like her can never be clean. But it’s … Continue reading

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